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One Town One Bar: Storm Over Rigathi’s Alcoholism Proposal

Gachagua is pushing county governments in the Mt. Kenya region to cut the number of the entertainment joints whose licenses allow them to operate late into the night, as opposed to regular bar licenses requiring them to close at 11 pm.

Supreme Court on Divorce: No 50:50 Wealth Splits

The bone of contention was whether assets in divorce cases should be distributed on a 50-50 basis or on the basis of individual contributions to their acquisition. Article 45(3) of the constitution does not state distribution should be on a 50:50 basis or provide a mathematical formula of sharing matrimonial property.

Family Bank Sets Aside Ksh60 Million For 2023 High School Scholarships

302 bright but needy students have received scholarships through Tufuzu na Elimuprogramme by the Family Group Foundation. The Foundation set aside Ksh60 million to cater for tuition,...

Safaricom Taps Lawyer Adil Khawaja To Chair The Board

Adil Arshed Khawaja (MBS) has been elected as the Chairman of the Safaricom board effective Thursday, January 26, 2023. Khawaja is an Advocate of the...

KCB Appoints New Rwanda Managing Director

Mutesi replaces George Odhiambo who, according to the company, will be assigned other duties within the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Group. Odhiambo was appointed MD of KCB Bank Rwanda in 2017, and took charge of the merged entity, BPR Bank Rwanda, in April 2022.

Tullow Oil To Invest Ksh1.24B In Appraisal Engagements In Kenya

Global independent oil and gas, exploration and production firm Tullow Oil Plc has reiterated its commitment to scale up the development of Project Oil...

No Calls After Work Hours? Why New Bill Has Employers Protesting

FKE Executive Director Jacqueline Mugo voiced opposition to the bill, stating that it would hinder labour relations and negatively impact plans to cut unemployment. She maintains that employers should be able to run their operations as they see fit.

SGR Goes Cashless

Besides the service stations, Madaraka Express tickets are sold online via the KRC website. The route includes two main stations at Mombasa and Nairobi and seven intermediate stations at Mariakani, Miasenyi, Voi, Mtito Andei, Kibwezi, Emali and Athi River.

BAT Certified As Top Employer In Kenya And Africa

The Top Employers Institute has named BAT Kenya as a Top Employer in Kenya and Africa for the sixth time in a row. BAT was...

Sheila Kwamboka: From Big Brother Africa to Radio Queen

Her personality and charm endeared her to listeners - especially young people, during her early stint on Homeboyz Radio. When Standard Group announced the launch of Vybez, an all-Reggae and Dancehall station in Kenya in 2019, she was unveiled as host of the morning show.